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10/03/2010

Joining Marc are Scottish indie band The Pastels, all the way from Glasgow. The band were meant to be with us in January, but a few feet of snow got in the way.

Joining Marc tonight are Scottish Indie legends the Pastels.

All the way from Glasgow the Pastels were meant to be with us in January but a few feet of snow got in the way.

Although forever linked with the ramshackle 80s indie pop of the C86 scene the Pastels have been going strong now for over two decades. After early singles on such legendary indie labels as Rough Trade and Creation the band's debut album Up For A Bit With The Pastels came out in 1987. Since then they've influenced several generations of local and not so local musicians.

In the Twenty first century they've provided the music for both the film "The Last Great Wilderness" and a theatre production by Glasgow based company, 12 Stars. Last year the Pastels collaborated with Tokyo-based group, The Tenniscoats, on the album "Two Sunsets".

The Pastels also run their own Geographic Music imprint, releasing music by the likes of International Airport, Future Pilot AKA, and The Royal We.

2 hours

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Wed 10 Mar 2010 19:00

Music and featured items

  • The Pastels in session

    The Pastels join Marc to play live in session, beginning with the track Slowly Taking Place.

    Duration: 08:42

  • The Pastels in session

    The band continue their live session with the track The Wrong Light.

    Duration: 09:15

  • The Pastels, session finale

    The band finish off their live session with the song Ballad Of Two Elms.

    Duration: 07:25

  • The Pastels

    Slowly Taking Place

  • Buzzcocks

    I Don't Mind

  • Don't Move

    Her Return

  • Caribou

    Found Out

  • Goldheart Assembly

    King Of Rome

  • Shriekback

    This Is The Face That We Show The World

  • The Ronettes

    You Bet I Would

  • Let's Wrestle

    Song For Old People

  • Sir Yes Sir

    Not Excited

  • The Pastels

    The Wrong Light

  • I Am Kloot

    Titanic

  • Liars

    Scissors

  • Talking Heads

    Heaven

  • Wild Beasts

    We Still Got the Taste Dancin' on Our Tongues

  • Dandy Livingstone

    (People Get Ready) Let's Do Rocksteady

  • The Pastels

    Ballad Of Two Elms

  • Captain Beefheart

    Her Eyes Are A Blue Million Miles

  • The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

    Blues Explosion

  • Django Django

    Wor

  • Mitchell Museum

    Warning Bells

  • The Brute Chorus

    Could This Be Love

  • The National

    Slow Show

  • The Rosie Taylor Project

    A Good Café On George Street

  • Kit

    What if I Fell

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